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Deluxe Mamorigatana Tanto
Deluxe Mamorigatana Tanto

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It is well known that since the olds times in Japan the Katana has been considered much more than just a weapon, but as a sacred being, as Kami (God) himself that had power over evil spirits and bad luck.

By these beliefs, in the old times and even nowadays sometimes, a talisman Katana called Mamorigatana is being given to a newborn in order to attract good luck and to ward off the evil spirits.
Mamorigatana it’s not only for a newborn, but also for adults. Even nowadays is possible to see this tradition on business, when a company acquires a Mamorigatana as talisman for success.

The particularity of this Tanto is Musori (straight blade) and Sugu Ha (straight Hamon), these straights represent the desire and hope of having a straight life, easy to live and walk as straight path.

The blade is in the traditional Hira Zukuri, without Shinogi or Yokote, nearly flat on the both sides, with a Yakizume Boshi (no turn back tip Hamon) representing until the last detail the straight spirits of the Mamorigatana.

The smart and elegant shape of the Tanto is nicely finished in a deep Kuroro (black gloss finish).

  • Reinforced zinc, aluminium alloy* blade.
  • Selected Ho wood Saya.
  • Weight w/o Saya 250 g.
  • Total length 37.5cm/14.8 inch.
  • Blade length 22.5cm/8.9 inch.
  • Tsuka length 10.7cm/4.2 inch.
  • Proudly made in Gifu, Japan.

Now with Soft cloth Tanto bag incluided.

The Tanto is constructed only by Japanese craftsmen in Gifu, not created by either non-Japanese labor or by mass production system: please allow us 3-4 weeks for the production.

*A zinc /aluminium alloy is not made for cutting or any action which involves any impact to another object.

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